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“Around 2012 or 2013, researchers identified evidence that gadolinium retention was connected to illness in patients with normal kidney function.” scholar.google.com/scholar_case?c…
“In September 2017, after the FDA voted to add concerns about gadolinium retention on warning labels, [gadolinium-based contrast agent] manufacturers, including Defendants, issued a new joint warning to patients with normal kidney function.” scholar.google.com/scholar_case?c…
“The warning [RE: #gadolinium retention] also directed physicians to advise patients of these concerns.”

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☢️#radiology
🥼#nephrology
🏥#publichealth ⚠️#patientsafety
💉#MRIdye
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1-MRI dye risks: One of the most important but under-reported health issues I've reported on. This is the only place I know where you can easily find safety issues by brand (as listed by FDA). They don't make it easy to find... (Cont.)
#gadolinium #MRIdye sharylattkisson.com/2019/09/mri-dy…
2-After our first report, Europe and Japan banned most uses and types of the most problematic gadolinium MRI dyes. Most people didn't hear about this. sharylattkisson.com/2019/09/mri-dy…
3-The FDA decided not to issue a ban in the U.S. saying benefits outweigh risks. The FDA issued a warning, instead.
The FDA says there’s more risk with Omniscan or OptiMARK than Eovist, Magnevist, or MultiHance.
sharylattkisson.com/2019/09/mri-dy…
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